Hannah Gadsby (born 12 January 1978) is an Australian comedian, writer, actor and television presenter.
The Australian comedian on Nanette, her 'farewell' to stand up comedy; being diagnosed with high-functioning autism as an adult; and on Douglas, the show and the dog
The Australian comedian who shot to fame with her 2018 Netflix special 'Nanette' reflects on her rough road to comedy and self-discovery, how autism affects her life and work and how she tackled the daunting task of following her masterpiece.Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.
Since her explosive 2018 Netflix special, 'Nanette,' comic Hannah Gadsby has been trying to adjust to her newfound success. We talk about being diagnosed with autism and growing up in Tasmania. Her new special is 'Douglas.'Also, book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews the road-trip novel 'St. Christopher On Pluto.'Journalist Barton Gellman shares a Pulitzer for his reporting about former NSA contractor Edward Snowden and the U.S. government's secret surveillance program. Gellman talks about his tense relationship with Snowden and getting hacked. His new book is 'Dark Mirror.'
Since her explosive 2018 Netflix special, 'Nanette,' Gadsby has been trying to adjust to her newfound success. We talk about her autism diagnosis, growing up in Tasmania, and her new special, 'Douglas.' Also, book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews Nancy McKinley's road trip novel 'St. Christopher on Pluto.'
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Jan 12th, 1978
Episode Count
26
Podcast Count
23
Total Airtime
21 hours, 30 minutes